Words of the Week

Obidicut: fiend; provokes men to gratify their lust. [Br. Lit.: King Lear]

Hobbididence: malevolent sprite

Modo and Mahu: both names of a devils. (Source: OED, 2000).

All are from Shakespeare’s King Lear.

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